Loch Geneva

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Lake Geneva
Genfersee satellit.jpg
Satellite image
LocationSwisserland, Fraunce
Coordinates46°26′N 6°33′E / 46.433°N 6.550°E / 46.433; 6.550Coordinates: 46°26′N 6°33′E / 46.433°N 6.550°E / 46.433; 6.550
Primary inflowsRhone, Dranse
Primar ootflowsRhone
Catchment aurie7,975 square kilometres (3,079 sq mi)
Basin kintrasSwisserland, Fraunce
Max. lenth73 km (45 mi)
Max. weenth14 km (8.7 mi)
Surface aurie580.03 square kilometres (224 sq mi)
Average deepth154.4 metres (507 feet)
Max. deepth310 metres (1,020 feet)
Watter vollum89 cubic kilometres (72,000,000 acre⋅ft)
Residence time11.4 years
Surface elevation372 m (1,220 ft)
IslandsÎle de Peilz, Château de Chillon, Île de Salagnon, Île de la Harpe, Île Rousseau, Île de Choisi
SettlementsGeneva (CH), Lausanne (CH), Evian (F), Montreux (CH), Thonon (F), Vevey (CH) (see leet)

Loch Geneva (French: lac Léman, le Léman[1] [lemɑ̃], sometimes lac de Genève [lak d(ə) ʒ(ə)nɛːv], German: Genfersee [ˈɡɛnfɐzeː]) is a loch on the north side o the Alps, shared atween Swisserland an Fraunce.

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  1. "03 - Suisse sud-ouest". Swiss National Map 1:200 000 - Switzerland on four sheets. Federal Office of Topography, swisstopo, Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport. 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2013.